The IEEE WIE Travel Grant program provides grants for IEEE WIE members to attend and present at IEEE-sponsored conferences or IEEE WIE-sponsored events. Learn more about other IEEE scholarship, grant, and fellowship opportunities.

For questions about the WIE Travel Grant program, please contact wie-grants@ieee.org.

Application Deadlines

Please refer to the deadline schedule below to ensure the timely submission of your application!

For events in January, February, and March: Closed for submissions
For events in April, May, and June: Closed for submissions
For events in July, August, and September: Closed for submissions
For events in October, November and December: 1 August 2024

Travel Grant Guidelines

Eligibility

  • An applicant can receive a travel grant only once every 12 months.
  • Applicants must be a current IEEE WIE member and be at least in their second year of continuous WIE membership.
  • Only one author per paper for the conference will be awarded a travel grant.
  • The following conferences/events are not eligible for the travel grant:
    ºIEEE WIE International Leadership Conference
    ºIEEE Regional Annual General Meeting
    ºIEEE WIE International Leadership Summit

Required Documents to Apply

  • For IEEE Conferences: A 300 word narrative proposal describing the applicant’s reason for applying and financial need, letter indicating the applicant’s paper has been accepted, and a recommendation letter from a supervising faculty member (for students).
  • For a WIE Event: A 300 word narrative proposal describing the applicant’s reason for applying and financial need and an invitation letter.

Reimbursement

  • Applicant’s will receive their grant in the form of a reimbursement after the event indicated in the application is attended in person and after the following items are submitted within 30 days after the event:
    • Completed post-event report including photos
    • Completed expense report including receipts
  • Instructions for submitting the post-event report and expense report will be provided upon confirmation that your request was approved.
  • Reports may be selected for publication in the IEEE WIE Newsletter and WIE social media platforms.

Steps For The WIE Travel Grant Program

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Receive Acceptance / Invitation Letter

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Fill Out The Application

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Submit The Application

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Attend Event

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Create A Report

Application Form